Using Repti temp and heat rope or heat pad????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicks for better health, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Does anybody have experience with the Repi Temp thurmostat?

    I am considering using one with heat rope or pad for the heat source.


  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    If you google fridge incubators there's several people that did something like that on a large scale.
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    Quote:Let me know if you need some heat rope i have some left. I think 2-3 of them . And a small Under tank heater, nest box sized too. I can stick it in a envelope and send it to you. Its just wasting drawer space here. I used to have a Johnson thermostat. But you can just wire a dimmer in line to the heaters to regulate the temp. Its easy. A helix thermostat is of ourse the top. here is a link to some nice thermostats.
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2009
  4. I am interested in the the rope and the pad. I sent a pm as well.

    What kind breeds of poultry do you have?

  5. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    I use an under the tank strip under a 20 gallon,long tank. It works great for after they have hatched and are dried. I also use a light tho, seems like the strip cant quite keep it warm enough the first few weeks.

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